Clinical Assistant

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Interacts effectively with patients, family members and vendors as appropriate.
  •  Assist patients, assemble chart information, make patient appointments.
  •  Assists with patient flow, triage, and rooming patients.
  •  Competently and accurately obtains patient information.
  •  Takes and records vital signs as appropriate; assist provider in clinic.
  •  Obtains patient histories and medications and document in patient chart.
  •  Quickly and efficiently responds to patient inquiries and requests.
  •  Responsible for documentation of all patient interaction in the EMR.
  •  Assists in scheduling all diagnostic tests, physical therapy, etc. Tracks tests / other reports and verifies results are available for physician review prior to patient follow up appointments.
  •  Coordinates outside patient care, i.e., referrals to other specialists, diagnostic tests, physical therapy, durable medical equipment, etc.
  •  Other tasks as assigned by supervisor, medical assistant, or provider

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school graduate or equivalent GED.
  • Minimum one-year prior medical office experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to handle multiple tasks; self-motivated.
  • Willingness to learn in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent computer and customer service skills; this is a patient facing position.

 

Qualified applicants should send their resume and contact information to:

Melissa Scurlock via email at mscurlock@orthosouth.org